Towing the vehicle on a flat bed ("roll back") truck is the most desirable option. The car is safest and the wheels do not have to turn. It is also the most expensive way to tow and not always available.
The second best way to tow the vehicle is with the drive wheels OFF the ground.
Sometimes it is impossible to tow with the opposite wheels on ground. In that case, if the transaxle is inProper working order, the car can be towed with the front wheels on the ground (front wheel drive) for distances under 15 miles (24 km) at speeds no greater then 30 mph (48 kph). If the transaxle is known to be damaged or if the car has to be towed over 15 miles (24 km) or over 30 mph (48kph) the car must be dollied or towed with the rear wheels raised and the steering wheel secured so that the front wheels remain in the straight-ahead position. The steering wheel must be clamped with a special clamping device designed for towing service. If the key-controlled lock is in the locked position, damage to the lock and steering column may result.